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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wmr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: digest functions and validation
Date Sat, 03 May 2014 01:29:53 GMT
I would suggest that is a role for more cryptographic or hash provider
libraries.  These were included based on their prevalence in web and
similar protocols, not for cryptographic strength.
 On May 2, 2014 6:59 PM, "Helmut Tessarek" <tessarek@evermeet.cx> wrote:

> I'm wondering why APR only supports rather dated digest algorithms.
>
> I understand that they might be important for backwards compatibility, but
> being the only ones available seems a bit strange to me.
>
> Are you planning to add functions for sha256, sha512, and ripemd-160 in the
> future? (those are the ones mostly used these days)
>
> Cheers,
>  Helmut
>
> --
> regards Helmut K. C. Tessarek
> lookup http://sks.pkqs.net for KeyID 0xC11F128D
>
> /*
>    Thou shalt not follow the NULL pointer for chaos and madness
>    await thee at its end.
> */
>

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